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Where can I find more information on the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016?The Insolvency (England & Wales) Rules 2016The Insolvency (England...
31st Jul
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Does holiday pay rank as an expense of administration for furloughed employees?The first thing to consider is what is the usual position for employees...
Produced in partnership with Eleanor Stephens 31st Jul
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Q&A—Re-vesting of a dwelling-house following bankruptcyQMy client (an individual) is a bankrupt—is he entitled to have his disclaimed property...
31st Jul
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In insolvency proceedings where a conditional fee arrangement and insurance policy were taken out in February 2016, is there a requirement to serve...
31st Jul
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Are bodies governed by the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 able to use the members’ voluntary liquidation procedure set out in...
31st Jul
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Can a bankrupt commence legal proceedings in respect of a claim for breach of contract? If they cannot, can the trustee make this claim on their...
31st Jul
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Can a LPA receiver apply for lease extension?The statutory powers conferred on the receiver are set out in section 109 of the Law of Property Act 1925...
31st Jul
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How does a trustee in bankruptcy protect their interest in the bankrupt's home?STOP PRESS: From 6 April 2017, the Insolvency Rules 1986, SI 1986/1925...
31st Jul
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If a company in administration has sold its assets and business to the directors of that company, do they have any right as directors to know who were...
Produced in partnership with Caroline Clark 31st Jul
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Can a scheme of arrangement be approved by a virtual meeting of creditors or shareholders during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?The procedure for a...
Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Gatehouse Chambers 31st Jul
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Is Brexit considered a force majeure event?The change to the economic and commercial environments within both the UK and the EU as a result of Brexit...
31st Jul
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I've just noticed that a transaction document which has already been executed contains an error. What can I do to correct this?For the purposes of...
31st Jul
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A client is in voluntary liquidation and has the benefit of an overage over some land. The liquidation should be finalised shortly. Can the benefit of...
Produced in partnership with Simon Passfield of Guildhall Chambers 31st Jul
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Are COMI undertakings and representations still relevant if all borrowers and guarantors under a facility agreement are English companies?SummaryA...
31st Jul

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